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English definition of “shingle”

shingle

noun [C] (PIECE)    /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡl̩/
a thin, flat tile usually made of wood, that is fixed in rows to make a roof or wall coveringBuilding materialsRoofs and parts of roofs shingly     /-ɡl̩.i/ adverb covered in shingle: It was uncomfortable walking barefoot on the shingly beach.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs
(Definition of shingle noun (PIECE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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